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Retaining walls are often required on sloping sites to allow the construction of dwellings and other buildings. They can be constructed of timber, brick, concrete, rock or other materials and often need to support significant loads.
Prior to construction, you must apply for a building permit to construct:
By obtaining a building permit, you will ensure that your retaining wall is designed and constructed correctly.
1. Complete a Building Permit Application form
2. Obtain a Copy of the Title (including any covenants and Section 173 agreements)
3. Prepare drawings and documents to show:
4. For most applications, you will also need to provide:
To find out more, contact our Building department on (03) 5422 0333.